Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits by Reese Witherspoon This is a delightful book about growing up and being a younger adult in the southern United States. It leans a little bit towards the silver-spoon side (for instance, my family's road trips were in… Continue reading It’s Time for Parties on the Porch! a book review
Memories of Mama's Fig Preserves, her recipe, plus modern ways to add figs to late summer meals.
The Smell of Burnt Coffee
The smell of burnt coffee can indicate a safety issue, unrelated to your coffee pot.
Lifestyle Health Books
Reviews of several health books and an original recipe.
So, what do you do with a kohlrabi?
What I made with the kohlrabi in my CSA box, includes recipe.
The Duck Went Flying…
Turkey is just not our favorite food for Thanksgiving, aside from a couple of family members being allergic to it. We know it's traditional and we're "supposed" to like it, and it's just what you eat for that particular holiday. We enjoy the ceremony of cooking, stuffing, basting, carving, and serving dinner to a big… Continue reading The Duck Went Flying…
Father’s Day Family Reunion
When I was a little girl, Father's Day was a wonderfully exciting day! As soon as church was over, the green wooden picnic basket packed with fried chicken or sliced ham, green bean casserole, potato salad, tiny pickles and many other good things to eat. When I was very small, big sister Janice would make… Continue reading Father’s Day Family Reunion
When the Adult Child comes home to cook a birthday dinner… moo
The dogs bark, and want all of her attention, "Woof! Yap! Lucy, you came to see me...did you bring me snacky snacks?" Dad, the honoree, who actually had the birthday a few weeks ago (this dinner is his gift), took them for a quick walk before cooking dinner. Lucy delivered the groceries earlier that morning,… Continue reading When the Adult Child comes home to cook a birthday dinner… moo